The first two seasons of Produce 101 created the two popular groups I.O.I and Wanna One. The 22 members have gathered together for a special teaser video for the upcoming season 3, Produce48!
The special teaser began with Lee Seung Gi‘s voice reminding the national voters on who they selected to become a member I.O.I and Wanna One – both very successful project idol groups!
“Dear National Producers, these are the faces you have chosen.” — Lee Seung Gi, the new MC of Produce48
Then the video began sliding to the left as each member’s voice revealed how thankful they were for the opportunity. Sejeong, Sohye, Yeonjung, Nayoung, and Doyeon began first.
“I was just a trainee that no one knew or recognized. I’m so thankful that the national producers chose me, and I promise to bring you a bright, happy future.” — gugudan’s Sejeong
“Thank you for believing in me until the very end. I promise to pay you back by working extra hard.” — Kim Sohye
“Dear national producers, I promise to continue showing you an improved side of myself so please continue to keep an eye out for me.” — Cosmic Girls’ Yeonjung
“Thank you to all the national producers who helped me take a closer step to achieving my dream.” — PRISTIN’s Nayoung
“I want to say thank you to everyone who cheered me on.” — Weki Meki’s Doyeon
Kyulkyung, Chaeyeon, Mina, Yoojung, and Chungha continued on the moment with heartfelt messages.
“I will always try my best to show you an improved version of myself.” — PRISTIN’s Kyulkyung
“Thank you for always supporting me and trusting in me.” — DIA’s Chaeyeon
“Thank you so much for allowing me to be where I am today.” — gugudan’s Mina
“Thank you so much. I really love you. I’ll continue to do better!” — Weki Meki’s Yoojung
“I will continue to work harder to show you a better side to myself.” — Chungha
Then the video transitioned from I.O.I to Wanna One with a cute moment between Somi and Daehwi, who are known to be best friends.
“Thank you so much to everyone who continued to vote for me and cheer me on. From Produce 101’s maknae!” — Somi
“I will continue to work harder to show you a better me. Please love me lots!” — Daehwi
Wanna One’s Jinyoung, Minhyun, Jaehwan, Woojin, and Jisung first took the baton with emotional thank you messages.
“I want to tell the national producers, thank you and I love you.” — Jinyoung
“I will always show you that I’m trying my best, being humble, and improving.” — Minhyun
“I’ll always try my best to show you what a handsome idol looks like.” — Jaehwan
“I’ve gotten confidence thanks to the national producers. I’ll always be a Park Woojin who tries to do better.” — Woojin
“I’ll be the best at what I’m good at, and try my hardest at what I’m not good at.” — Jisung
Lai Kuanlin, Seongwoo, Sungwoon, and Jihoon the continued on in their adorable gestures and messages.
“Thank you to the national producers who cheered me on so fiercely. Hope you guys can keep supporting me, and thank you so much.” — Lai Kuanlin
“Seriously, totally, amazingly, really thank you.” — Seongwoo
“I’m so happy and it all feels like a dream. I love you.” — Sungwoon
“I never want to let the national producers down, and I want to say thank you so much.” — Jihoon
Finally, Kang Daniel ended the series with his honest sincerity.
“The national producers who chose me and supported me really helped me get to where I am today. I’ll work diligently to make sure I never let you down.” — Kang Daniel
Lee Seung Gi closed off by stating, “The votes of the national producers were always right. A new round of voting is starting. We ask for your continued support in the future.“
The first episode of Produce48 airs on June 15.